Following reports from New Jersey last year and Virginia and West Virginia more recently, The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that researchers have confirmed the presence of the Longhorned...

In a follow-up to reports of the confirmation of Longhorned ticks recently in New Jersey and Virginia, the National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) confirmed Haemaphysalis longicornis (longhorned)...

The National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, this week confirmed the finding of the Haemaphysalis longicornis tick (otherwise known as the East Asian or Longhorned tick) in Virginia. The...

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) gave an update on the hepatitis A outbreak in the northeastern part of the state recently and we see since February 2018, 36 cases of Hep A have been reported as...

There has been a decrease in the number of dengue fever cases recorded nationally in the last 6 weeks. The number of cases in all Divisions is now at levels that is expected during this time of the year....

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka infections linked to Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal.  To date, there have been...

In a follow-up on the measles outbreak situation in England, health officials report between 1 January 2018 and 31 May 2018 there have been 587 laboratory confirmed measles cases in England. Cases were...

The rates of infection following colonoscopies and upper-GI endoscopies performed at U.S. outpatient specialty centers are far higher than previously believed, according to a Johns Hopkins study published...

In a follow-up on the Salmonella outbreak among schoolkids in Flanders, Belgium, The Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (AFSCA) now reports 225 children suspected of becoming ill due to...

Media accounts in India are reporting a Nipah virus outbreak in Kozhikode, Kerala State. Several fatalities have been reported, including three from one family. On Sunday evening Kerala Health Services...